The book is called “Flexus: Trumpet Calisthenics for the Modern more modern styles of music, particularly contemporary jazz improvisation. Flexus – Trumpet Calisthenics For The Modern Improvisor Complete Modern Method for Trumpet or Cornet $ Modern Concepts In Jazz Improvisation. Flexus. Uploaded by Stelarson Sinnerman. flexibility exercise for trumpet. Copyright: Laurie Frink & John McNeil – . Calisthenics_For_Brass. pdf.

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I’ve mastered all the standard flexibility books. Not the only workout. This is an excellent exercise book for the developing trumpet student. Daily Drills and Technical Studies for Trumpet. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I have seen a great deal of the ideas presented in this book from other trumpeters and from Ms. A really fresh approach to lip flexibility from a jazz prospective.

I found it requires a lot of work maybe more than I can commit to achieve a high standard of playing. To improvise effectively, the physical act of playing needs to be conditioned reflex. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

I am back to working on Theo Charlier 1 and other pieces that are a challenge to endurance and range. Several good things to be gained by purchasing this book.

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I wish I bought this tru,pet years ago. I purchased this book on the advice of a fellow local trumpet player. Read more Read less. A comprehensive study of modern jazz trumpet playing. I’ve only worked out of the book a couple weeks.


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It has been pain staking starting out. This book is not just for jazz players it is for any trumpeter wishing to improve. Moderh hoping that this trend will continue as I progress with the Flexus material. Please try again later. By the way, this book has totally changed my playing for the better! It stands with Arban, Clarke, Schlossberg, Stamp and Caruso as standard material for any serious student of the trumpet.

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Nice update of Caruso method. I have already found that trumpet playing has gotten a tiny bit easier. Set up a giveaway. I play something from Flexus everyday. See and discover other items: I have been working on “anchored tonguing” or TCE tongue controlled embouchure – better called “spit buzzing” for over a year now and have been struggling with endurance.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. I’ve had this book for a little while now and I don’t know why I hesitated to start with this book first of trumper trumpet books I purchased.

Buy now at GazonG Press. So far my son is seeing significant improvement in the areas being tackled, but bear in mind he practices daily.

I believe it will help me pull the horn away form the chops when playing and hopefully increase my endurance by not overworking what doesn’t need to be working. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Read reviews that mention carmine caruso trumpet players intermediate and advanced technical skills mcneil and frink trumpet player jazz players caruso method trumpet playing exercises flexus practice flexibility endurance results teacher daily calisthenjcs build chops.


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John has led his own groups since the late s and has recorded many critically calistuenics CDs. I like the slur-tongue exercises to develop the right tonguing approach.

Buy the selected items together This item: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I also must say, since switching to TCE, as used by Claude Gordon, Hebert Clarke and others, after being pointed in the right direction but other musicians, I am playing better than I was in college with less effort.

Plus a special bonus CD with the authors talking about and playing examples from the book! I played with some of these exercises but then stopped playing them because they were having a negative effect. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This doesn’t mean to play them with a poor sound, support, etc. I started using this book this April and I don’t know what to say about this book.